Star anise has a scent rich in nuances, from sweet to pungent. This essential oil is recognized as having tonic, estrogen-like and antispasmodic qualities that are particularly useful in the case of belly swelling, abdominal cramps, indigestion, gas, abdominal bloating and nausea.
In the East it is a traditional remedy used to relieve colic in newborns.
This essential oil can help in the treatment of certain skin diseases, including acne.
Star Anise is toxic to many insects therefore it is an excellent agent to keep lice and scabies infections at a safe distance.
Another distinctive feature recognized, in addition to those listed above, is its aphrodisiac quality.
The scent of Star Anise is simple, joyous and delicious. It brings a smile on our lips, reminding us of liquorices and toffees.
The seeds and the essential oil are very tonic of the digestive apparatus, particularly of the intestinal part.